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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The Use of Couplets in A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Shakespeare uses various writing styles throughout the play for different reasons and effects.

Which of the following lines is an example of a couplet?

A

"Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste; / Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste." (1.1.236)

B

"But I might see young / Cupid's fiery shaft / Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon, / And the imperial votaress passed on." (2.1.161)

C

"How chance Moonshine is gone before / Thisbe comes back and finds her lover?" (5.1.304)

D

"The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve: / Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time." (5.1.353)

E

"To live a barren sister all your life / Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon." (1.1.72)